MCM Comic Con London 2022: when is the event at ExCeL, how to get tickets and guests including Tia Kofi

Everything you need to know about the upcoming event in London.

MCM Comic Con is back this year, and will be the first year since 2019 the event can be held without Coronavirus restrictions.

This year is also a landmark year for the convention, as it will celebrate 20 years since being first held in the capital.

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The attendance pre-Covid saw crowds over 130,000 attend the event, with many hoping we see those levels again.

When is the MCM Comic Con 2022 in London?

The three-day event is traditionally held at the end of May, and that remains the theme this year.

The event this year begins on Friday, 27 May and ends on Sunday, 29 May.

Where is the event being held?

The venue where the event will be held is the ExCeL centre in Newham, East London. The venue can be seen from the likes of the O2, and is located near the University of East London.

What can I do there?

With three-days pencilled in for the event, there’s plenty on for you to do over the course of Friday and the weekend.

You can meet special guests, buy some cool MCM merchandise, take on fellow event goers at gaming on consoles and more, explore independent artists and creators, fan meets, Pop Asia and more.

There are also a multitude of live panels taking place. Full a full list of panels visit the official Comic Con website.

Can I get tickets?

With the event fast approaching, and one of the biggest Comic Con events in the UK, tickets are selling out fast.

A wide range of tickets are also available, and they include:

  • Friday - priority entry: £25.50
  • Friday - general entry: £17.50
  • Saturday - priority entry: £30
  • Saturday - general entry: £20
  • Sunday - priority entry: £27.50
  • Sunday: general entry: £18.50

Tickets can be purchased from the official MCM Comic Con London website.

What guests will be attending?

Many guests will be attending the event, from wrestlers to drag queens, giving avid fans the opportunity to meet them.

They include:

Aaron Roberts - My Hero Academia, Fire Force - Fri/Sat/Sun

Alessandro Micelli - Bloodshot, Radiant - Fri/Sat/Sun

Alexander Roth - Elite Wrestling Entertainment - Sunday

Alison Sampson - The Department of Truth - Fri/Sat/Sun

Armstrong I Biggs - San, Cast Iron Books - Fri/Sat/Sun

Ashens - Fri/Sat/Sun

Asia Alfasi - Happily Never After - Fri, Sat, Sun

Bob Hall - West Coast Avengers, Shadowman - Fri/Sat/Sun

Bullit - Elite Wrestling Entertainment - Sunday

Charlie Biggs - Elite Wrestling Entertainment - Sunday

Christian Ward - Aquaman: Andromeda - Friday

Claudia Bradstone - Elite Wrestling Entertainment - Sunday

Clifford Chaplin - My Hero Academia - Fri/Sat/Sun

Clive Jackson - Elite Wrestling Entertainment - Sunday

Cyarin - Fri/Sat/Sun

Dante Basco - Avatar: The Last Airbender - Fri/Sat/Sun

Dave Johnson - Fri/Sat/Sun

Eddache - Fri/Sat/Sun

Emma Vieceli - Life is Strange - Fri/Sat/Sun

Francesca Mills - Sneakerhead - Sunday

Tia Kofi - Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK - Friday

For a full list of all guests attending the event, and what days they will be there, visit the MCM Comic Con website.

Also, stars from anime, film and TV are now available for photo ops and autographs for guests at MCM London.

You can either purchase these from Epic’s booth at the show, or to avoid queues and secure your slot before they sell out, you can also book in advance.